Chakras. I’m sure all of us heard something about chakras before. Maybe you heard it in a yoga class or someone mentioned about your blockage. But what are exactly the chakras and how do they affect your physical and emotional well-being?
Chakras play important roles in the flow of energy in our bodies. The word chakra means “wheel” and refers to the energy centers of body. These wheels spin with energy each correspond to certain nerve bundles and major organs. Good working chakras give an energetic body that affects our emotional and physical well-being.
According to many sources, there are 114 chakras but only 7 main chakras in a run along with spin. We will talk about them today.
The root chakra’s colour is defined as red, and it is in the tailbone. It mentions physical identity, stability and grounding. It’s all about our basic needs. Such as food, sleep, safety, etc.
- I am safe.
- I am centered.
- I belong.
It is just below the belly button, and its colour is orange. It means sexuality, pleasure, and creativity. It is defined as the sacral chakra provides our masculine and feminine energies with stability.
- I am comfortable in my body.
- All kinds of relationships are healthy for me.
- I have my creativity freely.
Solar Plexus Chakra
It is in the upper abdomen, in the stomach area and the colour is yellow. The purpose of this chakra is to direct our self-esteem and confidence. It governs our ego and our power for transformation.
- I am confident.
- I am powerful.
- My choices are mine.
It is in the centre of the chest, just above the heart, and the colour is green. A healthy heart chakra allows us to be love, compassionate. It governs us for our emotional development, balance, peace, and connection – compassion.
- I love myself.
- I Allowed the others to love me.
- Connected with the others.
It is in the throat, and the colour is blue. It is related to our communication skills. The throat chakra governs speaking the truth, and expressing ourselves.
- I dare to speak my truth.
- I am honest in communication.
- I express myself freely.
Third Eye Chakra
It is in between the eyes, on the forehead, which is why it is also known as the “brow chakra” and the colour is indigo. This chakra includes intuition, imagination. It is our spiritual centre of awareness.
- I see and think clearly.
- My inner knowing always knows the way.
- All that I seek, I can find within me.
It is at the very top of the head, and the colour is white with violet. The crown chakra connects us with the universe, God, the source, the divine, and the other chakras.
- Eternal peace flows to and through me.
- I am love.
- I am light.